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Microsoft has revised its Xbox One controller once again.
The Xbox One S is a new console from Microsoft that will come with an updated version of the system’s gamepad. It features a textured grip that the company is positioning as offering a better, more comfortable sensation. The extended range means that you can have your Xbox One stored away behind gear or perhaps you could even have an Xbox One Wireless dongle plugged into your PC in a different room and then stream those games to your PC over a device like the Steam Link or Nvidia Shield.
This is the third controller revision for the Xbox One. The company launched the controller in November 2013 alongside the system. In 2015, it introduced a version with a built-in 3.5mm headphone jack, better buttons, and higher-quality thumbsticks.
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